Cardinal Cipriani Thorne, Special Envoy to Ayacucho


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VATICAN CITY, 11 JUL 2009 (VIS) - Made public today was the Letter in which the Holy Father appoints Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, archbishop of Lima, Peru, as his special envoy to celebrations marking the fourth centenary of the archdiocese of Ayacucho, Peru, due to take place on 20 July. The Letter, written in Latin, is dated 25 May.

The names of the members of the mission due to accompany the cardinal were also made public. They are Fr. Javier Obon Molinos, vicar general of the archdiocese of Ayacucho, and Fr. Jorge Villaran Mendoza S.J., president of the archdiocesan commission for consecrated life.